Archive - Jun 9, 2011
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man begins month-long sail across Atlantic
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:40pm.

videoA Wilmington man set sail this morning on an adventure across the Atlantic. Greg Frucci, 50, says so many things have inspired him to go on this journey, and that it's just something he knows he needs to do.

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Annexation approved by Southport Aldermen
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:19pm.

video After all the anticipation and public hearings on annexation, the time for a vote in Southport finally came. The Board of Aldermen passed the proposed annexation of Smithville Woods, Jabbertown Road and other areas north of Southport, but there may be a way to stop it.

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Mideastern Confererence releases all-conference honors for spring sports
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 4:52pm.

Ashley's Jonathan Kelley has been named the Mideastern Conference baseball player of the year. Hoggard's Kristen Busby was named player of the year in girls soccer. Click full story for a list of all of the all-conference selections in the spring sports for the Mideastern Conference.

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ONLY ON 3: Downtown storefronts filling up
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 3:45pm.

videoThe downtown Wilmington scene has been something of a concern for residents and businesses alike last few years. But if you walk down Front Street, you may notice a difference in some buildings that have been vacant for years.

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Rabies case confirmed in Brunswick County
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 3:38pm.

The first case of rabies has been confirmed in Brunswick County for 2011. Today, a fox was attacked and killed by three dogs in the Supply area on Creekwood Court. The fox was sent to the State Lab in Raleigh for testing. The results came back positive for rabies.

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Carolina Beach to reconsider road diet
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 3:31pm.

videoCarolina Beach made the change to the pattern a year ago to help regulate traffic conditions on Lake Park Blvd. Instead many people say it has done quite the opposite.

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Repairs underway on Battleship's hull
Submitted by IE on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 2:41pm.

The Battleship North Carolina officially started its hull repairs on the starboard bow today.

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